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Barnsley teenager missing for 11 days

Daniel Danc was last seen 11 days ago Credit: South Yorkshire Police

Police in Barnsley are asking for your help finding missing 15-year-old Daniel Danc.

Daniel was last seen at around 5.15pm on Tuesday 20 October in the Mapplewell area of Barnsley.

He is believed to have been seen at Sheffield train station on Wednesday 21 October and family and friends are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Daniel is Slovakian and is described as being around 5ft 10ins tall, of slim build, with brown eyes and black hair with a line shaved into it.


Charities mark World Mental Health day

It is World Mental Health day today and charities across the region are marking it.

In Barnsley Creative Rework brought the streets to a standstill with a song they had written specially for the event.

The charity was promoting its new 'I matter' campaign, pioneered by volunteers including Hannah Parrot - who was diagnosed with depression as a teenager. She says she would not be here to today if it was not for the help she received - and now wants to do the same for others.

Moped rider critically injured in Barnsley crash

A 55-year-old moped rider is critically ill in hospital after being involved in a crash in Barnsley.

It happened at the crossroads on Thickett Lane at the junction with High Street when a white DAF box van and white Keeway moped were in collision at around 8.15am on Saturday October 3.

The moped rider from Barnsley was taken to hospital suffering life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the van, a 45-year-old man from the Barnsley area, escaped without injury.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is urged to contact police.

Plea for funds to restore VC soldiers' graves

A charity has written to the Prime Minister urging the government to step in to provide funds to help it continue restoring the graves of soldiers who have been awarded the Victoria Cross.

The Doncaster-based Victoria Cross Trust says work on the restoration project will come to an end in December because funds have run out. The charity has been restoring First World War graves across the UK for the past four years - including war hero Albert Shepherd's at Royston Cemetery, near Barnsley, as David Hirst reports


Scargill highlights policy differences with Jeremy Corbyn

Arthur Scargill says that the Labour Party cannot be truly socialist, despite the election of left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn.

In his first major television interview for almost a decade, the former miner's leader outlined policy differences with Corbyn on the European Union and 'credits' - adding that Labour employs socialist democratic, not socialist policies.

Scargill: Full investigation needed over Orgreave clashes

Former miners' leader Arthur Scargill says 'brutal force' was used at Orgreave in 1984 and a full investigation is needed to get to the bottom of who ordered it.

Speaking to ITV Calendar, the 77-year-old added the he would continue his campaign for justice over the clashes in South Yorkshire.

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